Not Saussure

January 4, 2007

Ain’t that the truth

Filed under: Blogroll — notsaussure @ 11:45 pm

Fabian Tassano; he’s talking about complaints about city bonuses, but it’s all too common a theme from both left and right on any number of topics:

There is far too much automatic jumping these days from “I and my friends don’t like this” to “I and my friends must agitate for a new form of state intervention to stop this happening”.

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4 Comments »

  1. I’ve left a comment on that site. “Politics of chip on the shoulder” more like.

    Comment by Jeremycj — January 5, 2007 @ 11:44 am

  2. Very dull all this. As usual Tim Worstall has the best answers to the chippy have-nots.

    Comment by cityunslicker — January 5, 2007 @ 3:03 pm

  3. Whatever happened to the generally accepted: “My friends and I”?

    Comment by james higham — January 5, 2007 @ 7:17 pm

  4. Sometimes the pedantics of grammar have to boldy be sacrificed on the altar of readability.

    Comment by Fabian Tassano — January 7, 2007 @ 3:43 pm


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